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Short description:  Discover the captivating allure of the Arabian Nights at Sahara Desert fortress, an opulent 5-star culinary journey offering a buffet-style experience amidst awe-inspiring dunes and an ancient fortress, unlike any encountered before.

Long description: Experience the Royal Desert Fortress Safari, as we combine dune bashing adventure with a 5-star Arabian Fortress dining experience in the Dubai desert oasis, which is surrounded by indigenous exotic wildlife. The adventure begins when your guide picks you up from your hotel in Dubai to drive you to the desert, Al Badayer. For dinner, relax in a serene desert oasis and savor a luxury 5-star buffet dinner in the only luxury fortress camp in UAE. The evening ends with captivating entertainment that will leave you mesmerized.

15:30-16:00pm : 15:30-16:00pm

Dubai : Dubai

Daily : Daily

Arabic Cold Mezzeh

 Hummus , Fattoush , Greek salad , Rocca salad ,Couscous salad ,Tuna pasta salad , Black olives, Green olives , Labneh with mint , Cucumber pickles , Mixed Arabic pickles,Pickled turnips, Chili pickle

Salad bar

Mixed lettuce , Tomato, Cucumber, Carrot, Balsamic dressing , Lemon dressing

Bread basket

Soft rolls, White Arabic bread, Butter 

Hot Mezzeh

Meat Kibbeh 


Vegetable samousa

Soup with hone baled bread

Lentil soup with condiments (cumin powder,lemon and pita croutons)

Chicken shawarma station with condiments

(Garlic sauce, mixed arabic pickles)

From the grill

Chicken shish tawouk

Beef Kofta

Main course

Lamb ouzi 

Baked fish with harra sauce 

Butter chicken 

Vegetable korma 

Buttered vegetable

Penne arabiatta

Pepper potato

Dal palak 

Saffron rice 

Vegetarian eggplant moussaka 


Umm Ali 


Assorted baklava

Fruit triffle 

Dark chocolate cake 

Seasonal fruit cuts 

Whole fruits 


  • Tour transport: 4x4 shared vehicle for hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Dune Bashing
  • Traditional Arabic Welcome
  • Camel Ride, Horse Ride
  • Henna Painting, Falcon Interaction
  • Arabian Spice Souq
  • Live Arabic Music
  • Tanoura Dance
  • Belly Dance
  • Acrobatic Fire Show
  • Live Shawarma & Barbeque
  • International 5-star Buffet


In an air-conditioned 4X4 vehicle, you'll be driven to the Red Dunes of Al Badayer, approximately a 45-minute journey from Dubai hotels.  Enjoy an adventure of dune bashing for 20-30 minutes before heading to the Sahara desert fortress camp at Jebel Ali, Lehbab road.

Other things you should know

  • Please be advised that buggy or quad bike is optional and if you wish to take part in the activities, payment can be made directly to the supplier and additionally, ensure that payment rates given by the supplier match the same while making the payment.
  • However, please note that above activities are not provided by Tour Dubai but rather by a third party located in Al Badayer desert and we are not associated with them. 
  • During the Holy Month of Ramadan alcohol is served after Iftar. 
  • There will be no belly dancing during the holy month of Ramadan.
  • Temperatures can be cool in the desert from November to January and extremely hot from June to September
  • Dune bashing is not advised for motion sickness sufferers, pregnant women, or people with medical difficulties. 


  • It is advised not to use henna if you have sensitive skin.
  • If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please let us know when you book. 

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